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Mississippi House of Representatives Primary Election 2022: Results from 7 June

Mississippi voters have taken to the polls to vote in the state’s primary to select candidates for the November 2022 Mid-Term Election.

Voters prepare for 2022 primary elections
Stephen MaturenGetty

The polls have now closed in Mississippi.

We will be bringing you the results as they are reported from the state.

House of Representatives

The only national election Mississippi voters will participate in this year is for the House of Representatives.

In Mississippi’s 1st Congressional District, current Republican Congressman Trent Kelly was endoresed by former-President Donald Trump and is expected to sieze the nomination. Kelly is current the projected winner in the Republican primary. The Associated Press has called the race for Democrat Dianne Black who will will face Trent Kelly this November.

In the 2nd District, the AP has called the race in favor of Democrat Bernie Thompson. The Republican race remains open. While all the votes have not yet been counted, many are predicting that the race will go to a run off as no candidate is projected to receive a majority of votes.

In the 3rd Congressional District, incumbent Congressman Michael Guest has lost his lead to Michael Cassidy. Guest was also endorsed by former-President Trump. The Democrat, Shuwaski Young, will face of whichever Republican wins after running unopposed.

In Mississippi’s 4th District, the Associated Press has called the race for Democrat Johnny DuPree. With none of the Republicans garnering a majority of votes in the race, it is now predicted that there will be a run off. Incumbent Congreessman Steven Palazzo will be one of the candidates in the run-off election but the race between Mike Ezell and Clay Wagner is neck in neck.

Congressional Races in Mississippi

1st Congressional District

Democrats: Dianne Black projected to win race  

  • Hunter Avery
  • Dianne Black

Republicans: Trent Kelly projected to win race 

  • Trent Kelly 
  • Mark Strauss

2nd Congressional District

Democrats: Bernie Thompson projected to win race 

  • Bennie Thompson
  • Jerry Kerner

Republicans: Remains to be called but Brian Flowers has taken a sizeable lead

  • Brian Flowers
  • Michael Carson
  • Ron Eller

3rd Congressional District

Democrats: Young wins (uncontested)

Republicans: Remains to be called but Michael Cassidy is leading. 

  • Michael Guest
  • Michael Cassidy

4th Congressional District

Democrats: DuPree projected to win race 

  • Johnny DuPree
  • David Sellers

Republicans: Remains to be called but Palazzo leads

  • Steven Palazzo
  • Brice Wiggins